Conference delegates should contact the South African Embassy in your country of residence six to eight weeks prior to travelling to determine if it is necessary for you to apply for a visa in advance.
Information is also available on the South African Department of Home Affairs website - click here to access frequently asked questions.
The IST-Africa 2010 Organising Committee can only issue Letters of Invitation for visa purposes to delegates after payment for their conference registration has been received.
Conference delegates travelling to Africa for the first time are recommended to have up to date Tetanus, Hepatitis A and Typhoid vaccines.
It is a good idea to check with your personal physician or travel health clinic four to six weeks prior to travelling, outlining where in South Africa you intend to visit.